Turkey: Refusing worship place to Jehovah’s Witnesses breached human rights law

The case concerned the inability of the Mersin and İzmir Jehovah’s Witnesses to obtain an appropriate place in order to engage in worship.

Court: Romania’s criminal law system failed 14 year old girl over rape allegations

A woman who alleges that she was gang raped as a teenager and then failed by Romania’s legal authorities, was awarded €12,000 by human rights judges today.

United Kingdom: Experts warn Jersey authorities over money laundering prosecutions and convictions

The Council of Europe’s Committee of Experts on the Evaluation of Anti-Money Laundering Measures and the Financing of Terrorism (or MONEYVAL) wants Jersey to increase the number of money-laundering convictions and confiscations.

Court: Judges set for judgements on sex assault human rights complaints against Poland and Romania

Tomorrow, judges will deliver their judgements on human rights complaints against Poland and Romania, arising from sexual assaults on young girls.

Spain: Judges reject complaint against court ban on Islamic headdress

The case concerned a lawyer (the applicant) who was asked by the president of a court to return to the area reserved for members of the public, on the ground that barristers appearing before the court could cover their heads only with the official cap (biretta).